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By Ella Andrew / Updated: 16 May 2019

European Clean Energy & Clean Mobility Conference

This conference aims to establish greater synergies between clean energy and e-mobility, through innovative policy and technology implementation.

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 13 May 2019

Amsterdam to ban most petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030

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Amsterdam’s city council has announced plans to phase out many types of petrol and diesel vehicle in a bid to clean up air pollution in the city.

According to the authorities in the Dutch city, air pollution is responsible for shortening the life expectancy of residents by a year. Air pollution in the Netherlands is higher than required by EU standards; most of it is produced by Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the country’s two largest cities.

The Clean Air Action Plan announced by the city of Amsterdam aims to curb transport-related emissions and so reduce air pollution.  

By Anna Clark / Updated: 07 May 2019

Future of Transport - how do we deal with it?

Are you a transport professional who is interested in understanding how best to deal with the fast-changing urban transport landscape while ensuring the shift towards zero-carbon urban mobility? Then this is the course for you! With a mix of lectures, workshops, site visits and the chance to exchange with peers this EIT Climate-KIC course will provide you with tools and methods that will give practical support in dealing with long-term planning in complexity.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 18 Apr 2019

INCLUSION: Making transport more accessible and inclusive for all: new approaches and solutions

The EU-funded INCLUSION project invites you to an interactive and lively event organised in conjunction with the European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans in Groningen, The Netherlands.

INCLUSION focuses on finding transferable solutions that improve the accessibility of collective transport for vulnerable user groups across Europe, in both urban and rural areas.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 12 Apr 2019

Smart City Event 2019

The 9th edition of the international Smart City Event will take place in The Hague (The Netherlands).

This year, experts from leading cities will present their unique projects of smart cities, including:

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 12 Apr 2019

How Dutch railway stations encourage multimodality

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While the construction of cycle lanes is often considered to be the main infrastructure measure to promote cycling, the Dutch experience shows that providing accessible and numerous bicycle parking facilities at public transport hubs, such as railway stations, is crucial in fostering multimodality.

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By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 28 Feb 2019

Adjusting tuition hours lowers peak demand during rush hour

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Adjusting the starting times of teaching hours at has worked very well against overcrowded trains and buses in the City of Nijmegen (The Netherlands). Even on the main access roads to the Campus Heyendaal, the location of three major educational institutes, the impact is noticeable.

Overcrowded public transport and congestion

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 20 Feb 2019

rEVolution 2019

Attend rEVolution 2019 to join the thousands of cleantech experts, that have joined forces to create sustainable solutions for mobility. rEVolution is the annual networking and idea-sharing conference for the mobility industry and beyond, connecting over 1000 mobility thought leaders from around the world.

This year, the conference challenges experts to create better solutions and bigger collaborations that will accelerate the transition towards a zero-emission future.

The key topics include:

By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 14 Feb 2019

Netherlands to develop “metro-like” urban rail system to handle up to 40 percent growth in public transport until 2040

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Trains should run every ten minutes between nine large cities. Passengers should be able to change seamlessly from the train on the metro, tram or bicycle. All public transport will be zero-emission and customer satisfaction ratings should reach an average of eight out of ten.

By Bronwen Thornton / Updated: 06 Feb 2019

Walk21 Rotterdam CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

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Now is the time to submit your ideas, papers and projects for the foremost global event about walking in Rotterdam. The event theme is; PUTTING PEDESTRIANS FIRST: Smart, Healthy and for Everyone! The submission deadline for the Call for Contributions is 22 February 2019

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